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Blog: Your Kidney Disease Diet: Managing Phosphorous

Because chronic kidney disease affects your body’s mineral balance, it’s important to limit certain nutrients, like phosphorous, that healthy kidneys normally filter out. Renal dietitian Lauren Elkins offers some advice.

AKF’s 2015-18 Strategic Plan

Our new strategic plan describes our direction for the next four years as we work toward our mission of helping people fight kidney disease and live healthier lives.

Become a Kidney Health Educator

Are you passionate about preventing kidney disease in your community? Do you enjoy educating those around you on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle? If so, our Kidney Health Educator Program may be for you!

Blog: Stay Healthy During Flu Season!

It's flu season, and people with kidney disease are at higher risk for complications from the flu. Learn how you can help keep yourself safe from the flu bug!

Free Nutrition Tracking App for Dialysis Patients

For dialysis patients, getting the right amount of nutrients and limiting daily fluid intake is critical. AKF has partnered with Sanofi Renal to bring a free app for iPhone and iPad, Kidney APPetite, to dialysis patients, nephrologists and renal dietitians.

 

AKF and AMT Pair Up to Fight Kidney Disease

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) and American Medical Technologists (AMT) have formed a dynamic partnership to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable condition affecting 31 million Americans.

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